Category Archives: Edinburgh

Tipping in RAA Service Countries Explained

Every country has rules on tipping for service. Some encourage generosity while other discourage tipping at all. Instead of wondering what the rule is when you visit one of our service locations, check out the list below and know what amount is appropriate to tip, if at all! EUROPE: Restaurants in Europe tend to include the tip in the service charge on the bill. While it is acceptable to leave a few Euros over, you are never expected to tip 20 percent. When using a taxi, round the fare up or ... read more

Halloween Traditions around Europe

Halloween has become a huge holiday tradition and a boosted business over the centuries in the western world. Stores, malls and restaurants decorate their windows with Halloween gadgets; bakers and cafes cook up some special Halloween style desserts and candies; Supermarkets deck out special Halloween shelves for jack-o'-lanterns and trick-or-treating stuff. Here are some unique Halloween trends celebrated by some European countries: England Halloween over the years took many different shape ... read more

Summer Vacation Ideas

Summer is full of outdoor activities everyone wants to make as much out of this time as possible. Kids take out their trip planners and maps while parents cherry pick the right kind of holiday home for the family at their chosen destination. Red Apple Apartments provide you just that and much more. Read below our insight on how we think you should be spending this lovely time of the year. Festivals n Parties: Summer time, Party time; Festivals and parties are at peak during summer spannin ... read more

The Big Red Apple Family

Red Apple Apartments have come a long way since 2008 and now we are proud to have nearly two thousand apartments in over 60 major cities around Europe which we call the Red Apple Cities including Paris, Rome, London and Florence, as well as our best sellers Copenhagen, Stockholm, Reykjavik, Helsinki and Oslo and this list will keep on growing as we move along. All these years we’ve earned a valuable experience as a company which helped us offer a perfect platform for our clients in find ... read more

Tips on travelling with kids: DOs and DON’Ts

Travelling with kids is a tricky job. You have to cater for their needs and make sure they are enjoying a safe environment in a way that doesn’t spoil their experience because once their mood is upset your whole trip can tumbledown. Kids thrive on adventure, they take travelling so seriously, they would want everything that can make it the best experience of their life and if they are happy your journey is guaranteed to be a pleasant one. Following are some tips to make it possible: What to ... read more

A Month of Festivals: Edinburgh

Who isn’t aware of the glorious past and cultural richness of England? Proud Englishmen never lose the chance to cherish and boast about it to the world; we saw the glimpse of it in the opening ceremony of Olympics 2012. Hats off to Danny Boyle But there’s only so much you can show in few hours’ ceremony. If you missed that great show of Britain’s talent and creativity, don’t worry, chances are never lost. You can catch up on it at Edinburgh’s world famous August festive spree.  Red ... read more